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Prosopopoeia, Petrification, and the Political (ACLA 2011 - Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
David Kelman
contact email: 
dkelman@fullerton.edu

This seminar proposes to examine the conjunction of the political and the inorganic, via the function of “putting a face on” the force of the political.

International Conference on Commonwealth Literature, December, India

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies. http://www.commonwealthstudies.org
contact email: 
rkdhawan@gmail.com

http://www.commonwealthstudies.org

Theme: New Literatures: Re-Forming Modern Sensibility

1st global Conference: Queer Sexualities 13-15 May 2011 Warsaw, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
mdegorska@gmail.com

20 years since the reclamation of the word ‘queer’ by the LGBTQ community this conference would like to take a closer look at broad themes of queer sexualities through time and space, non-normativ

[UPDATE] "Perspectives" February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: January 1, 2011
Send to: vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

As graduate scholars, teaching assistants, and creative writers, we each bring unique perspectives to the contexts in which we write and the texts that we produce.

[Akademeia]: A peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal.

Deadline for proposals:25 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY 2nd International BAKEA
contact email: 
bakea.pau@gmail.com, macelikel@pau.edu.tr

PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY
Denizli, Turkey
2nd International
BAKEA
Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies

5-6-7 October 2011

The Power of the Humanities (MCLLM), April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 19th annual
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
will be held April 1-2, 2011
at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.

Collection of Essays on the Role of Music in Multicultural Activism UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Ed. Eunice Rojas, Lindsay Michie Eades,
contact email: 
eades.l@lynchburg.edu, rojas.e@lynchburg.edu

This book is a two volume series of essays telling stories of the ways in which music has propelled resistance and revolutionary movements in the United States and around the world from the gospel mus

UPDATE: UCA's Fifth Annual English Graduate Conference on Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Call for Papers
UCA’s Fifth Annual
English Graduate Conference on Literature

Shakespeare:
Pedagogy, Scholarship, and Performance

April 14-15, 2011
University of Central Arkansas

Precarious Subjects: Borders, Interstices, and Instabilities in Literature and Culture, April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Eric D. Smith and Holly Flint/ Department of English Graduate Student Conference, University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
eric.smith@uah.edu

Keynote speakers: José E. Muñoz and Ernesto Quiñonez

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton, 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliati

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation.

Call for Chapter Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Praeger will be publishing a two-volume series entitled, Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians. We are now looking for contributors for this two-volume set.

'Round and 'Round We Go: The Endless Carnival, Philadelphia, P.A. (2/25/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
penncarnival@gmail.com

‘Round and ‘Round We Go: The Endless Carnival
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania
Friday, February 25, 2011

[UPDATE] Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads

full name / name of organization: 
The City University of New York Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com

Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads
February 24-25, 2011
Abstract Deadline: December 1st, 2010

Keynote Speaker: Claire Colebrook, Penn State

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric April 1st-2nd

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
Xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric, April 1st and 2nd

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE] CEA 2011 Conference (Nov. 8; March 31-April 2)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

In response to requests for an extended deadline, the CEA will now accept proposals through Monday, November 8 for our 2011 Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please see the CFP below.

Noncanonical Affects (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 12/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Sweeney
contact email: 
bsweeney@umassd.edu

The affective turn in literary studies, according to Sianne Ngai, has worked to historicize certain emotions--sympathy, melancholia, shame--even as it has left unexamined the cultural roots of other,

Technologies of Global Cinema - Nov. 12th - ACLA 2011 Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Foltz/Princeton University
contact email: 
jfoltz@princeton.edu

Technologies of Global Cinema

ACLA 2011 Annual Meeting: World Literature, Comparative Literature

Vancouver March 31 - April 3rd, 2011

[UPDATE] Comparative Anatomies: Atlantic Science & the Literature of Slavery [Deadline Extended: 11/12/10] ACLA 2011, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Britt Rusert, Temple University
contact email: 
brusert@temple.edu

This seminar will explore the ways that comparative literatures of slavery, as well as the history of slavery itself, might be re-mapped by attending to dynamic networks of science and knowledge produ

ALA 2011 Roundtable: Websites of American Author Societies: What Are Their Goals?

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
campbelld@wsu.edu

Call for Roundtable Participants: "Websites of American Author Societies: What Are Their Goals? Who Are They For?"
American Literature Association conference, Boston, May 26–29, 2011

[UPDATE] Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011 Submission deadline: No

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

UTSA presents Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media with keynote address by Gwendolyn Pough, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University and featured speaker G.

[UPDATE] Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (NEW DEADLINE 11/30/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Due to recent responses, we have extended the abstract deadline to 30 November 2010 for the following:

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

"Cultural Form, Spatial Dialectics, and the Question of Autonomy"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, (03/31 - 04/03, 2011)
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Has the spatial dialectic that critics like Fredric Jameson (”Third-World Literature in the Age of Multinational Capital” and _Valences of the Dialectic_) and Franco Moretti (”Conjectures on Wor

Computers and Writing 2011 - "Writing in Motion: Traversing Public/Private Spaces" CFP due Nov 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sweetland Center for Writing - University of Michigan
contact email: 
sweetlandcandw2011@umich.edu

Writing is in motion as never before: students text one another on the go and around the clock; colleagues and friends use wikis to brainstorm and to co-author important documents; choreographers and

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Porous Approaches to Literature, Borders, Nationalism[s], and World Orders at ACLA Conference, Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham/University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

While a determination to open literary studies to alter-canonized literatures is important to the creation of a broader perspective on cultural practice, the pedagogical tools available for teaching

Inter/Intra Textuality, March 4-5

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

Conference Synopsis:

Literary Studies in Human Flourishing

full name / name of organization: 
James O. Pawelski and D.J. Moores / UPenn and Kean University
contact email: 
dmoores@kean.edu

The field of positive psychology, catalyzed in 1998 by Martin Seligman and others, has generated new interest in the concept of well-being—conceived in its fullest sense as human flourishing—the i

Re-production [Mar 4-5, 2011], Deadline [Jan 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Call for papers
Re-production
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton, NY
March 4 and 5, 2011

Submit Your Writing and Art for Publication in Pomona Valley Review's Spring 2011 Issue.

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
rleack@gmail.com

Pomona Valley Review, an online liberal arts journal, needs your short fiction, poetry, and art for our spring 2011 issue. We encourage first-time unpublished writers to submit.

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